Fish Filet with lemon wine sauce

barbara lentz


This sauce is so good. It is loosely based on French BeChamel sauce. Goodbye boring tarter sauce.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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  • 4
    firm fish filets i used cod
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 c
    chicken or fish stock
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    fresh parsley for garnish

How to Make Fish Filet with lemon wine sauce


  1. Place butter in saute pan and cook until melted. Add the white wine add fish and saute until fish is done. Do not overcook. Just until the fish flakes easily.
  2. Remove fish to serving platter. Add the chicken or fish stock and bring to a boil. Let cook until reduced a bit. Whisk in lemon juice. Mix water and cornstarch and whisk into sauce and cook until thickened.
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Serve over fish and garnish with parsley.

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About Fish Filet with lemon wine sauce

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: French

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